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even beyond their wildest dreams. abc's bob woodruff has the story. >> reporter: 32-year-old gabriel posey, a staff sergeant in the army, just returned from the sands of afghanistan. but now here, in los angeles, he's about to get a huge surprise. what he knows is that he's been matched up with a mentor to help him get a start in the field he's dreamed about much of his life, screen writing. what he doesn't know is that his mentor is one of the biggest names in hollywood. >> your brothers were killed in combat. >> this is one of the great things about people in the military, they're good at solving problems. those people are worth their weight in precious metals. >> what will be the number one thing you'll tell him about getting into the film industry? >> okay. you have got to say i know who i am, i know what my kills are, and i'm in this for the long haul. perseverance. it all comes down to that. >> reporter: i told gabriel his mentor wasn't well known. just someone with connections. i lied. i'm going to show you who this is. i think you'll be very happy. >> oh! wow! no way. i love
yesterday, former senator bob dole. the two men became friends while serving together in world war ii. inouye lost an arm and senator dole nearly lost his. so 89-year-old senator dole, now confined to a wheelchair, insisted on walking to pay his respects, saying i don't want danny to see me in a wheelchair. >>> the famously globe trotting hillary clinton may have taken her last trip as secretary of state. due to her recovery from a concussion, the spokesman says clinton has canceled travel through the middle of next month. by that time, the new secretary of state may be confirmed. >>> now we turn to the worsening situation in syria. a u.s. official confirms within the last day, the assad regime has launched lots of scud missiles at rebel areas in the territory. russian president putin, a top assad ally, acknowledged, this is important, that it is time for change in syria. >>> back here at home, it is one week since tragedy struck newtown, connecticut. a moment of silence will be observed beginning at 9:30 eastern time to remember those who died. then bells will ring 26 times to mark t
a football-related injury. also interesting, nbc broadcaster bob costas during his segment last night used it to advocate gun control, and that set off a debate on social media. a lot of lessons to be learned. sad all the way around. >>> a suspected serial killer committed suicide. in an alaskan jail. israel keyes was being held in the kidnap and murder of an 18-year-old coffee shop worker, but the fbi revealed that he keyes confessed to killing a couple from vermont, four people in washington state, and one person in new york. only the vermont victims had been publicly identified. bill and lorraine currier disappeared in june of last year. >>> also, a frightening incident to show you involving a magician, wayne houchin in the dominican republic last week when this happened. a tv show host dropped the flammable liquid on his head. there is no word yet, though, why it ignited. houchin suffered burns on his head, face, neck, and his right hand. he is now recovering, and doctors say they think that he will fully recover without any scars. hard to watch that though. wow. >>> negotiations on a
were lost. the incident reignited the gun control debate. sportscaster bob costas taking a stand on "sunday night football." >> if jovan belcher didn't possess a gun, he and kasandra perkins would be alive today. >> reporter: chiefs' head coach romeo that witnessed belcher's suicide add his voice. >> all i know is there is a player with a gun. i know that is not a good thing. >> reporter: what drove belcher to kill? was it a head injury so common in football, or was this another tragic incident of domestic violence which kills two to three women in this country every single day. john schifrin, abc news, kansas city. >> breaking details about the case overnight, "new york post." >> "the new york post" reporting he spent the night with a woman the night before and neighbors had seen him routinely dating probably back to the last year. left this woman's house at 6:45. neighbors had complained that he was drunk the night before. >> they that been out to dinner, drinking, all that. >> passed out in his car. went up to the woman's apartment and then left her house at 6:45. then went to
frail and in a wheelchair, former senator bob dole made a surprise appearance on capitol hill. dole was just released from the hospital a week ago, and he visited the senate to push for passage of a u.n. treaty, guaranteeing rights for the disabled, but even his appearance was not enough to sway fellow republicans. that treaty, in fact, failed to pass. >>> and roger ailes, the head of fox news, reportedly tried to get general david petraeus to run for president. a one-time republican strategist, even offered to quit his job to run the campaign. but petraeus turned down the suggestion and took the job as head of the cia instead. and get this. the reason why he said -- this was a 90-minute conversation he had with fox news national security analyst, kathleen mcfarland who went on ailes' behest to pitch this. petraeus said at the time my wife would divorce me if i decided to run. i love my wife. we have a beautiful house with his and hers bathrooms, believe it or not. i just want to live in it. i've never spent a night in it. >> he was doing other things, i guess. >>> it's also raising
on the flavor of the food that it is protecting. so now there's this burger chain in brazil, called bobs, that's introduced an ad campaign that features edible wrappers for its burgers. so literally, you eat the burger with the wrapping on it and it's totally safe according to the company that makes this stuff. so for those of you too busy to unwrap the burger, you can eat the wrapping, too. and there are two u.s. companies trying to bring the same kind of packaging here to the u.s. again, this is in brazil. right now, believe it or not, there's an ice cream business in l.a. where they serve ice cream sandwiches in edible wrappers. >> i like that. sometimes you can't get the wrapper off and you eat the paper any way. >> so there you go. >> so if it's tasty paper, why not just eat it? >> our laziness as a nation and culture has no bounds. >> it's not lazy. it's not lazy. >> are you kidding me? >> who hasn't done that? >> accidently. >> eaten some paper. >> you go ahead, then. get a legal pad and have a nice dinner. >> any way. i love this next thing. it shows president obama's lighter side. he'
about the need to eradicate dirty stoves in homes worldwide? angelina jolie and bob dole, sandra bullock and joe biden, julia roberts and hillary clinton, madonna and colin powell. >> oh, lord, all those twosomes are unusual indeed. [sighs] and i am blanking on what thispc possibly could be. meredith, i'm question. meredith: no problem. question out of play. let's see the correct answer. julia roberts and hillary clinton. >> ok. meredith: now let's see what you jumped over. all the money's on the board. it could be any amount here. $1,000. not the worst-case scenario by any means. not bad. meredith: and by jumping over that money, you are one question closer to the million, now just 13 questions away."ancient tren "ancient trends" is the next category. finding 57 of them preserved on a 5,300-year-old mummy, scientists had to rethink the origins of what body decoration? tattoos, bracelets, piercings, necklaces. >> ha ha ha! tattoos. that makes sense if that's on a mummy. piercings would, too. my goodness. i'm not getting this one, either, meredith. i'm gonna have to jump this question. me
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